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The Fresh Loaf

Information for amateur artisan bakers and bread enthusiasts

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  • TOO active starter, revisited
    TOO active starter, revisitedSubmitted by LSFalcon on June 17, 2018 - 2:34pm.As previously mentioned, my sourdough starter is very active.  The starter blooms within 2 hours of being fed.  It triples in volume.  Loaves will almost double at room t...
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  • Looking constructive criticism
    Looking constructive criticism Submitted by Tobias39 on June 17, 2018 - 12:05pm.I have been making naturally leavened bread for a few years now for family and friends.
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  • 3-D scoring
    3-D scoringSubmitted by Adam4SD on June 17, 2018 - 10:41am.I always wondered how this was being done...
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  • Cinnamon the troublemaker!
    Cinnamon the troublemaker!Submitted by Adam4SD on June 17, 2018 - 10:27am.Here is the crumb shot of cinnamon raisin sourdough...My husband said, “looks like cinnamon raisin bagel!”...
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  • Bara brith
    Bara brithSubmitted by sayersbrock on June 17, 2018 - 9:26am.My first blog post is about this wonderfully classic teacake with a rich tradition.  Back when bread dough was prepared at home and then baked in the village baker's oven, bara brith (Wels...
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  • Bread suppliers in London of the Hoagie roll and deli sandwich rye bread
    Bread suppliers in London of the Hoagie roll and deli sandwich rye breadSubmitted by Louispro on June 17, 2018 - 9:22am.Hi thereDoes anyone know where i can find these breads?I have been looking for a bakery/supplier of an authentic 'Hoagie roll' or ...
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  • Pies for Father's Day
    Pies for Father's DaySubmitted by PalwithnoovenP on June 17, 2018 - 7:01am.We love pie so I made some pie to celebrate Father's Day!These are fried pies.
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  • My 1st SJSB
    My 1st SJSBSubmitted by jonhong on June 17, 2018 - 3:35am.They said 36 hours but I reckon it was a lot more.
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  • Broken gluten
    Broken glutenSubmitted by Adam4SD on June 17, 2018 - 1:34am.Can someone please tell me what went wrong to have gluten disintegration with this bake?All of the following ingredients were mixed together and started autolyse.6 hour BF @ RT created nice ...
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  • Broken gluten
    Broken glutenSubmitted by Adam4SD on June 17, 2018 - 1:34am.Can someone please tell me what went wrong to have gluten disintegration with this bake?All of the following ingredients were mixed together and started autolyse.6 hour BF @ RT created nice ...
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